Syria, Venezuela are in the Same Trench against Global Imperialism: Diplomat

HAVANA, (ST)- Syria and Venezuela are in the same trench against global Imperialism, Venezuelan Ambassador to Cuba Adan Chavez has stressed, highly appreciating Syria's support for Venezuela and its rejection of the US continuous attempts to overthrow the legitimate government of Venezuela.

During his meeting with Syria's Ambassador to Cuba Idris Mayya, Chavez said that Syria and Venezuela are being exposed to the threats and pressure of the same enemy and they share the same values and principles as well as stances against global imperialism's bids to dominate the world and steal the wealth and resources of the countries that refuse the American dictates.

The army destroys sites, vehicles of terrorists in Idleb and Hama

Idleb, Hama - Units of the Syrian Arab army destroyed sites of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Hass town in Idleb southern countryside, SANA said.

Meanwhile, the army units carried out concentrated military operations on the axes of terrorists’ movements between Hama and Idleb countryside, destroying a number of vhicles and equipment between Haish and Kfar Sijn towns.

The army’s operations ended up with killing and injuring a number of the terrorists who had breached the de-escalation zone agreement through their repeated attacks on military points and safe towns.

Russia Blocks Security Council Statement on Idlib Due to Attempts to Misrepresent Situation

THE UNITED NATIONS- Russia has blocked a United Nations Security Council statement on the humanitarian situation in Syria due to attempts to misrepresent the situation in Idlib, Russia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Vladimir Safronkov told TASS on Friday.

"We have not passed and blocked the press elements drafted by our humanitarian troika comprising Belgium, Germany and Kuwait, which were meant to misrepresent the situation in Idlib," he said, according to Tass.

Russia and the United States continue professional dialogue about the current situation in Syria’s Idlib, Safronkov told TASS.

Army conducts operations against al-Nusra terrorists in northern area

Idleb/Hama - Syrian Arab Army’s units on Friday inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists in retaliation to their violations of the de-escalation zone agreement.

SANA said that army units carried out intensive operations against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ movements from Khan Sheikhoun in Idleb countryside towards the liberated areas in Hama northern countryside, and Kafar Sajnah and al-Sheikh Moustafa in Idleb southern countryside, killing or injuring scores of them, and destroying their dens and fortified points.

The army units also conducted operations against the terrorists’ gatherings in Abdeen, Hirsh al-Qassabin, killing or injuring many of the terrorists and destroying their gatherings.

Military parade marking victory over Nazism held at Hmeimim airbase

Lattakia - The Russian Aerospace leadership operating in Syria held a military parade marking victory over Nazism in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War in the Hmeimim airbase, SANA reported.

Russian and Syrian forces took part in the military parade, as pieces of military equipment were showcased, in addition to honoring a number of Russian military personnel operating in Syria.

Delivering a speech ,Major General of the Political Department, Representative of the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces, Defense Minister Major Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub said that “We are confident today that the future will be full of victories thanks to our solidarity and cooperation in the face of terrorism that targets everyone.”

The festivity was attended by Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Azzam and a number of senior officers.